Hyderabad: Over 50 Beat COVID, But Relatives Unwilling To Take Them Home

Relations of discharged COVID sufferers are refusing to take them (Representational)


Relations of many COVID-19 sufferers at Gandhi Hospital, who’ve been discharged by authorities, are refusing to take them again residence.

Dr Prabhakar Rao, Nodal Officer, Gandhi Hospital, stated there are “over 50 sufferers together with women and men who examined optimistic for COVID-19” and underwent remedy on the hospital over final 10- 15 days.

“All of them are wholesome and haven’t any signs. We’ve got discharged them and declared them match for residence quarantine. However their members of the family are refusing to take them to their residences,” he stated.

He stated many from amongst these 50 sufferers have waited exterior the hospital for hours. “When nobody from their households got here to take them, we re-admitted them again to the hospital and supply them beds to remain. There are two age teams in these sufferers,” Dr Rao added.

He stated they’ve stored the group within the greater age bracket in Gandhi Hospital and the opposite group of individuals aged round 50 years has been shifted to Nature Treatment Hospital. “Their households are additionally asking us to do testing to make it possible for they’re unfavourable. On this vital state of affairs doing checks repeatedly shouldn’t be doable,” he stated.

Dr Rao cited the case of a 93-year-old COVID-19 optimistic girl, who was admitted to Gandhi Hospital 15 days in the past and is now high quality and match to get discharged from the hospital.

He stated her members of the family usually are not coming ahead to take her to their residence and she or he is in hospital.

In one other case, an 85-year-old-person, who examined optimistic and acquired admitted to Gandhi Hospital 16 days in the past, is now having no signs and is match for residence quarantine.

“However his members of the family are refusing to take him to their residence and are demanding a re-test, Dr Rao stated.

Gandhi Hospital is the designated nodal centre in Telangana to deal with COVID-19 instances. 

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